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  • F-35A fleet doubles at Eielson

    The F-35A Lightning II fleet has officially doubled at Eielson with the arrival of three new F-35As June 25, 2020. The first two F-35As arrived in April and the third in May.
  • Hill to Eielson: Cooperation between first, newest F-35A wing speeds stand-up, shapes future

    The Air Force’s first combat-coded F-35A Lightning II wing is sending aircraft to the Air Force’s newest F-35A wing to help speed their stand-up. On April 27, four F-35A Lightning IIs from Hill’s 388th Fighter Wing took off on a four-hour flight across the Pacific Northwest for Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. They will become part of the 354th Fighter Wing’s inventory for the next two months. 
  • Know, teach, replicate: 18th AGRS mission continues

    A pilot assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron (AGRS) taxis onto the runway following pre-flight procedures on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 9, 2020. 18th AGRS pilots met fighter pilots assigned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, in the skies above the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex to train for future contingencies. (U.S. Air
  • Eielson temporarily suspends trusted traveler program, visitor passes

    The 354th Fighter Wing commander has restricted base access and declared limited movement on Eielson Air Force Base effective March 29.
  • Defenders practice MEDEVAC during readiness exercise

    354th Security Forces Squadron defenders carry a simulated casualty during a medical evacuation exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 26, 2020. The defenders simulated taking small-arms fire and evacuating a casualty to a UH-60 Blackhawk assigned to the 1-52D General Support Aviation Battalion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman
  • Under Secretary Visits Interior of Alaska Military Bases

    The Honorable John Rood, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, recently visited Eielson Air Force Base and Clear Air Force Station from 8-9 Dec., 2019.
  • Iceman Spark tours UAF, initiates innovative partnership

    The 354th Fighter Wing’s Iceman Spark executive council toured facilities and spoke with University of Alaska Fairbanks personnel to collaborate toward a stronger relationship. Iceman Spark empowers Airmen to pioneer innovative tools to prepare the warfighter for 21st century combat.
  • 354th FW Airmen develop, test new F-35A arctic survival kit

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing tested a new arctic survival kit for the F-35A Lightning II in downtown Fairbanks, Alaska, Nov. 5.
  • From snow to sand 18th AGRS increase readiness across Air Force

    Eielson Air Force Base’s 18th Aggressor Squadron sent a mobile training team, consisting of eight F-16 Fighting Falcons, to Nellis AFB, Nevada, in support of the U.S. Air Force Weapons Instructor Course Oct. 21, 2019.
  • Logistics Airmen encourage vehicle winter readiness

    With sub-zero temperatures and icy road conditions fast approaching, Icemen would be wise to ensure their privately-owned vehicles are properly winterized sooner rather than later. The 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance flight hosted its second annual POV winter safety inspection recently to help Eielson Airmen do just that.
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